Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun., 12-4 p.m. 636-1901. www.aratiartists.com. Featuring the hand pulled prints of Marian Busey and pottery and sculpture of Fran Bower, through Oct.
Artazia Gallery & Frames, 2521 W. Colorado Ave., 477-0632. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Featuring over 30 local artists including Bear, Marica Hefti, Rick Bainbridge, Lee Manning, Carol Ettinger, Irma Bracken, Janice E. Hill and Bill Crowley.
Art Gallery of the Rockies, 5051 N. Academy Blvd., 260-1873. Featuring Nancy Glazier, wildlife artist on Sat., Oct. 19, noon to 4 p.m.
Bridge Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., 329-1574. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Appointments available. Featuring Mixed Up, a show of mixed media by Betty Atherton, through Sun., Oct. 13.
Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., 685-1861. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Portraits and Illusions, paintings by Gina Dupre in the Avenue Gallery, through Oct. 14. Revelations, works by regional artists whose works are inspired by "internal and perhaps prophetic vision" in the main gallery through Oct. 19.
Colorado College Coburn Gallery in the Worner Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave., 389-6607. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 12:30-7:30 p.m. Featuring Sah Weh: One Thousand Years of Pueblo Pottery, a senior thesis by Tracey Clark. Through Nov. 15. Reception and gallery talk on Fri., Oct. 11, 3 p.m.
Colorado Springs Art Guild exhibiting its Regional 2002 Fine Art Exhibition in the Visitors Center at the United States Olympic Complex, NW corner of Boulder and Union. Through Nov. 9.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581. $2-$5. Free to members and free to all on Saturdays. Tues.-Sat., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. Daily docent tours at 10:30 a.m. Featuring Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s, Oct. 4 through Jan. 5. Art of the Gift: Recent Acquisitions, Oct. 4 through Nov. 24. Lew Tilley Highlights: A Survey, Oct. 4 through Nov. 24. Sat., Oct. 19, 2 p.m. Coffee with Lew, hear Lew Tilley speak about his career, free. Selections from the Fine Art Collection, Oct. 4 through Feb. 2.
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, 215 S. Tejon St., 385-5990. Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Featuring 18th annual Quilts and Woodworking juried exhibition running through Oct. 27. Featuring Pieces of the True Cross, through Dec. Fire on the Mountain: The Catastrophic Wildfires of the Pikes Peak Region, photographs by Sean Cayton through Oct.
Commonwheel Artists, 102 Cañon Ave., 685-1008. Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring Woodfire Invitational, curated by Vickey Hansen, through Oct. 15.
Dale Street Caf and Gallery, 115 E. Dale, 578-9898, Mon. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Fri. and Sat., 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Featuring Patricia and Michael Kimak, Lee Manning, Richard Hoge, and other artists, through Nov. 16. Opening reception, Wed., Oct. 16, 6-9 p.m.
Eagle Fire Gallery, 444 E. Hwy 24, Woodland Park, 687-5700. Featuring And the Earth Laughed ... With Flowers, a mixed media multiple artist show, through Nov. 1.
Filthy Wilma's, 10 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0636. Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Featuring works influenced by the Chinese Year of the Horse by several local artists.
Gallery of Contemporary Art at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, 262-3567. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sat., 1-4 p.m. Opening Fri., Oct. 11, 5-8 p.m. Caf II: The Journeys of Cuban Artists, through Nov. 22.
John Deaux Gallery presents the Pikes Peak Pastel Society's juried member exhibit at 221 South Union, Pueblo. Gallery hours: Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Show runs through Nov. 2.
L.I.W. Cargo, 713 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, 685-0452. Featuring recent oil paintings by Rita Cirillo. Through Oct.
Pikes Peak Community College's Downtown Studio Campus, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave., holding the Annual Faculty Art Show in the Gallery, through Oct. 25. Hours: Mon-Thurs., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free. Call 527-6000 for more.
Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. Featuring The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society's 16th Annual Exhibit. Wed., Nov. 6 through Thurs., Dec. 19. Opening reception: Wed., Nov. 6, 5-8 p.m. Public Viewing: Nov., 16, Dec. 7 & Dec. 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 472-0604.
Plantera Group Inc., 517 S. Cascade, 886-0456, Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring artists Don Green, Steve Morath and Dawn Wil. Opening reception Thurs., Oct. 24, 4-9 p.m. $5, all proceeds to benefit The Humane Society. Through Nov. 29.
Poor Richards Restaurant, 324 N. Tejon, 632-7721. Illusions of Grandeur mixed media works by Naomi Wagner. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., through Nov. 2.
Rich Designs Gallery, 1731 Mt. Washington Ave. 475-1200 or
www.richdesignsgallery.com. Gwen Fox and Michelle Torrez, a two-woman show, Oct. 15-26; Reception with the artists on Oct. 19, noon to 4 p.m.
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, 719/543-0130. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $3-$4, free to members. In the White Gallery: Conceptual Clothing, through Nov. 2. In the third-floor Foyer Gallery, Surface Treatments through Nov. 9. In the Regional Gallery, Extending the Body: Fashion Accessories through Nov. 9. In the King Gallery, Cowboy Culture through Oct. 26. On the second-floor Foyer Gallery, Soc Trang -- A Vietnamese Odyssey, through Nov. 9.
Smooth Changes Hypnotherapy, 4935 North 30th St. Featuring Women's Healing Art in Hypnosis. Sat., Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 271-6089.
Stagecoach Inn, 702 Manitou Ave., 685-9400. Hours: Daily, 4:30-9:30 p.m. Featuring watercolor paintings and pen-and-ink drawings by Bryan Duddles. Through Nov. 12. Opening Nov. 14, landscape and floral artist Irene Braun and impressionist Kathryn McMahon. Opening reception: Thurs., Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m. A portion of the evening's proceeds will benefit the IAFF Fallen Firefight Memorial Fund. Through Jan. 13.
Velez Gallery Ltd., 220 N. Tejon, presents Fine Native American Art of the Americas. Mon. through Sat., 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sun. Noon to 4 p.m. Through Oct. 31. 630-3710.
art events and programs
The Manitou Center For Photography at 103 Ruxton Ave presents Carol Dass's The Flowing of Honey. Opening Fri., Oct. 11, 5-8 p.m. Runs through Nov. 3.
Arts & Crafts Show in Bancroft Park, Colorado and 21st Street. Sundays, through Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mimes the Word, a workshop for students ages 12-18, with mime extraordinaire Dan Kamin at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $10. 597-3344. Wed., Oct. 16, 5:30-7 p.m.
Business of Art Center's Annual Dinner at the Craftwood Inn, 404 El Paso Blvd. Manitou. Silent auction of work by local artists. $60 ($35 tax deductible). Wed., Oct. 30.
Moving to Harlem: Integrating Poetry and Dance workshop, Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration, 1515 N. Academy Blvd., Suite 200. $20 includes dinner. For reservations, call 597-3344. Thurs., Nov. 6, 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Ballroom Dance Classes at the Downtown YMCA. Learn swing, salsa, tango, waltz, fox trot and rumba. Ongoing, register anytime. Wednesdays 7:30 -9:00pm, Fridays 7-9pm. Call 634-3029 or 473-9622.
call for entries
Call for entries by the Commonwheel Artists Co-op, for Night Lights, their 2002 Fall Theme Show. Entry fee is $5 per entry. Intake Mon., Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call 685-1008 for more.